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 By Jana Peterson    Happenings    June 21, 2019 

Enjoy coffee and a chat with mayor

Join Cloquet mayor Roger Maki for coffee and conversation at the Cloquet Public Library at 1 p.m. Friday, July 12. The meetings with city elected officials are scheduled for once a month, and started with Ward 2 councilor Sheila Lamb on June 14....

 

Nutty fun planned for the fourth

What’s 11 ½ feet tall, 8 ½ feet wide, 26 feet long and weighs 14,000 pounds? The Planters Nutmobile, that’s what. Mr. Peanut and the vehicle are cruising to Cloquet to celebrate the Fourth of...

 
 By Jana Peterson    Happenings    June 21, 2019 

Go out for a farm breakfast

The Carlton County Dairy Association is holding its third annual Breakfast on the Farm 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, June 29 at the Leveau Grandview Dairy Farm on 508 Cemetery Road, Wrenshall. There will be numerous activities for families, including...

 
 By Jana Peterson    Happenings    June 21, 2019 

Bus tours show 1918 fire area

The Moose Lake Area Historical Society is sponsoring 1918 Fire Site narrated bus tours on July 6, 2019. The morning tour will feature interesting fire sites around Moose Lake and the surrounding area west of town, including Dead Man’s Corner....

 

Movies in Wrenshall barn return for 16th year

If you’ve never attended a film festival in a barn, here’s your chance. The Free Range Film Festival — located in the big barn at the corner of County Road 1 and County Road 4 near Wrenshall... Full story

 

Farmers Market News: Mature kale likes a good massage

The Carlton County Farmers Market is open for the season, and we enjoyed beautiful weather for our first few Saturday morning markets in Cloquet at the Premiere Theatres parking lot. Our Tuesday...

 

Historical Society to feature fur trade

An artifact display, slideshow and lecture on "Artifacts of the Fur Trade along the St. Louis River and Carlton County" will be presented by David H. Peterson, lecturer for the Minnesota State Park...

 

Cromwell-Wright news

A trivia questionnaire was part of the Farmers Cooperative 100th anniversary event June 1. There was a tie for high score: Ervin Pettit and Bob Stewart had 21 points each. Bob declined any prize because he was a past manager. It was fun, a real good...

 

Cloquet makes big plans for the Fourth

While the Cloquet Fourth of July festivities will include all the crowd favorites — 5K race, parade, pie eating contest, music, wiffleball, bouncy castles, buried treasure, fireworks and more ...

 

Barnum celebrates Spring Fever Days

The 37th annual Barnum Spring Fever Days was “a total hit,” according to Wayne Suronen, president of the Barnum Community Club. “The Miss Barnum pageant was beautiful and well-attended,” he...

 
 By Leola Rodd    Happenings    June 7, 2019

Carlton News

Although Carlton High School graduation has come and gone as with other area schools, I thought it might be interesting to visit the Carlton County Historical Society for a look at the history of...

 

Cromwell-Wright news

Well, school is out again for another year! It seems that the older we get the faster the years go by. We can be so proud of our area youth as they graduate from high school and go on to further educa...

 
 By Anne Dugan    Happenings    June 7, 2019

Wrenshall news

Sue Brown Chapin has been teaching watercolor classes in Carlton County for more than 10 years. This week she brought her lessons to the shores of Lac La Belle at the Historic Scott House for a series...

 

Senior Day is June 14

Mayor Roger Maki officially declared Friday, June 14, “Senior Citizens Day” in Cloquet. While the declaration didn’t make it happen, there will be a celebration of senior citizens from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. that day at the Cloquet National Guard...

 

Heroes and villains take stage at County Seat this weekend

Comic book characters come alive at the County Seat Theater this week as "Mynx and Savage" takes to the stage. The title refers to two superbeings, Mynx and Savage, who in ordinary life are known as... Full story

 

Farmers market opens Saturday

The Carlton County Farmers Market starts in Cloquet on Saturday, June 1, with its annual plant sale. The Cloquet market is open 9 a.m. to noon in the Premiere Theatres parking lot, 904 Hwy 33 S, through Oct. 19. The Carlton market location will open...

 

Cloquet retiree coffee party set

All retirees from the Cloquet school district are invited to attend a coffee party in their honor from 9-11 a.m. Monday, June 3 in the Cloquet High School Media Center. Please join us for this opportunity to catch up with former fellow employees of...

 

County bike ride is June 9

Ready, set, start a tradition. The second annual Carlton County Community Bike Ride is set for trails across Carlton County Saturday, June 9. Beginning at 11 a.m., there will be treats, food, activities for all ages, entertainment and, most important...

 

Wright-Cromwell News

The 2019 Dollars for Scholars recipients and the folks and businesses that made the scholarships possible are: Madisyn Anderson, $1,700 – The Mercy Foundation, Koivisto Trucking, Jeff and Lynn...

 
 By Anne Dugan    Happenings    May 31, 2019

Wrenshall News

The Wrenshall graduating class of 2019 was honored last Friday with a ceremony at the school. (There they all are, below.) Twenty-five students received their diplomas. Representatives from the class...

 

Wright co-op celebrates 100 years

Manager Timothy Bury stands in the back office at the Farmers Cooperative store in Wright, thumbing through an old ledger book: its thick yellow pages still sturdy, cursive handwriting detailing the...

 

Graduates celebrate achievements, friendships and more

There was a cascade of graduation ceremonies for Carlton County high schools last weekend, with more to come tonight and Sunday. Enjoy some photos of happy grads.... Full story

 
 By Anne Dugan    Happenings    May 24, 2019

Wrenshall News

Anyone who has driven through our neck of the woods lately will know that the Wrenshall General Store has been continually improving and expanding its business. “We have a lot going on here” said...

 

Wright-Cromwell news

The Floodwood VFW Post 8299 will perform its annual Memorial Day military rites at Veterans Memorial in Wright at 11 a.m. Monday, May 27. Coffee and goodies will be served at Bethlehem Lutheran...

 

Hospital preps for fundraiser

Make plans for some good old-fashioned fun at Cloquet Community Memorial Hospital Foundation’s “Vintage Style” wine and beer tasting fundraiser at the NorthEastern Saloon in Cloquet, 5:30-7:30 p.m. Friday, May 31. Enjoy Cloquet history...

 

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